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ante-pura

, n. [sa. antahipura; partly = anto-
pura, q. v. below], 'the inner city', i. e. (a) the royal pa-
lace ;
Sn 695 (~amhā niragama); Ap 182,4 (rañño ~e) =
Th-a (Ce) 208,1*; Vin I 75,19 (do., likhito); 272,24-26;
DN II 26,22 (~aṁ pacca niyyāhi); Ja IV 447,5*; V
345,9*; 461,1*-5*; VI 456.5* (Cks here antopuraṁ);
ante-pura(b) esp. the inner apartments of the palace, the harem;
Abh 215; Vin IV 159,5; 1269,22; II 184,14 = Ud
19,24 (anto pi~; = itthâgārassa saṁvaraṇaṭṭhāna-
bhūte rājagehassa abbhantare, Ud-a); Vin II 190,24;
Ja I 262,14 (~e padubbhitvā, Ee here antop°); II
125,24 (~e padussi); III 153,5; 168,25; IV 470,15*;
VI 47,10* foll.; Mil 153,14; — (c) hence also coll. = the
royal ladies
(cf. orodha);.Pj II 71,3 (rājā pi . . . sad-
dhiṁ ~ena, quoted Ss 129,18). — Ifc. v. rāja°. — —
°-kathā, f., title of Vin-vn 1777-81 (≠ Vin IV 160,14**
foll.). — °-gata, mfn., being (seated) in the private
room;
DN II 26,25 (= ~aṁ gato, Sv). — °-jana,
in., the inhabitants of the royal harem, or the palace
peopled
), Pv-a 280,1; Sv (II) 620,29 = Ps (Se) III
622,19. — °-dvāra, n., the palace gate; abl. ~ā, MN
I 149,4; loc. ~e, MN II 100,18. — °-pālaka, m., a
guard of the
(palace or) harem; Ja VI 455,26 (cf.
antepure gopako, Ap 182,1). — °-ppavesana, n.,
entering into the harem;
Ja IV 223,16' (alluding
to
Vin IV 159,11 = AN V 81,17; Ee antopura-°); ifc.
v.
rāja°. °-sikkhāpada, n., the precept regarding
a°; title of Vin IV 157-161 (Pāc. LXXXIII) Sp (IV)
880,17—881,1 (EeCe Rājantepura-sikkhāpadaṁ)). —
°-âvacara, mfn., belonging to or living in the palace;
~aṁ janaṁ, Ja VI 470,14.